Adding or replacing memory modules

Important: Use only memory modules designed for this notebook. Tools you need to complete this task:

Phillips #0 screwdriver

Phillips #0 screwdriver

Locating components:

Memory bay

To add or replace memory modules:

1 Complete the steps in "Preparing the notebook" on page 55.

2 Loosen the memory bay cover screws (these screws cannot be removed).

Screw

Screw Screw

Screw

Screw

Screw Screw

Screw

3 Use the thumb notch to lift the memory bay cover, then remove it. Be careful not to break off the tabs located on the end of the cover opposite the thumb notch.

Thumb notch

4 If you are removing a module, gently press outward on the clip at each end of the memory module until the module tilts upward.

Clip

Clip

Clip

5 Pull the memory module out of the slot.

6 Hold the new or replacement module at a 30-degree angle and press it into the empty memory slot. This module is keyed so it can only be inserted in one direction. If the module does not fit, make sure that the notch in the module lines up with the tab in the memory slot.

7 Press the card down until it click into place.

8 Replace the memory bay cover, then tighten the cover screws.

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